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Nana A. is married and has 8 dependants. She has not received any form of education. Nana sells food items such as maize and gari at Elmina. She has been selling gari and maize for 4 years now. Her husband is a farmer. Nana uses her income to pay part of the utilities and maintanance of the house.

Nana will use the loan to purchase more food supplies to sell. With the new profits from her expanded business, Nana plans to add the sale of food items to her business. The picture shows Nana scooping out some amount of gari.

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Important Information About CRAN

Please note that Kiva considers loans to this Field Partner, CRAN, to be particularly HIGH RISK. This organization has had very serious delinquency problems brought about by problems with its credit methodology, local environmental shocks including a depletion of local fisheries in its core area of operation (Cape Coast and the Central Province), and insufficient follow up with late clients. Lenders to this business should be aware that there is an increased risk of not getting repaid on this loan due to the challenges facing the Field Partner.

CRAN's creditors - including Kiva - have entered into a new Restructuring Agreement (For more information, please see CRAN's Field Partner profile: ). Kiva will extend its ongoing policy of allowing CRAN to continue to raise funds on the Kiva website. New funds raised will be used to make repayments on older CRAN loans via Kiva’s standard net billing process.

About Ghana

  • $3,500
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Ghana Loans Fundraising
  • $11,967,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.5
    Ghana Cedis (GHS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Nana nana will use the loan to purchase more food supplies to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2011
Jan 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 9, 2011